Knollwood Farm’s summer riding school is a unique opportunity for children and young adults ages 7-17 to learn all about horses and have fun doing it during sessions from June through August. Each Summer Riding School session closes with a mini horse show and reception with treats..
At Knollwood’s Summer Riding School you will learn:
How to conduct yourself safely around horses.
The English Saddle Seat riding discipline, designed for beginners.
Proper horse care, including grooming, tacking up, feeding, etc.
Different breeds, types and colors of horses.
Types of horse equipment and how to care for it.
Horse anatomy and psychology.
Sportsmanship and Showmanship.
And much more!
Rates: $650.00 per week
Summer Riding School Curriculum
|Monday||Riding a.m. & p.m.|
|Grooming & Tacking|
|Tuesday||Riding a.m. & p.m.|
|Parts of the Horse|
|Colors & Markings|
|Crafts with Soul Fire in PM|
|Thursday||Riding a.m. & p.m.|
|Parts of the saddle and bridle|
These popular sessions fill up fast, so please give us a call at 262-367-2391 to make sure the week you’re interested in has openings.
10% discount on additional sessions or second child from the same family.
Send in application along with payment or proof of online payment for your session. Please check to make sure your Student Application is signed in both places.
Please send your rider with a lunch in an insulated bag.
We pride ourselves on teaching safe horsemanship, and proper attire is part of our routine. Beginner riders should wear long pants, preferably jeans, of a soft material, A sturdy, hard soled shoe is also needed. We require riding helmets, and they are provided.
NO RIDER WILL BE ALLOWED TO RIDE IN SHORTS, CAPRIS OR SANDALS.
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED AND PROVIDED..
All camp fees must be paid in advance and are non-refundable for missed days or sessions.
Tiny Tot Camp!
For our younger riders between the ages of 4 and 6, we offer a shorter version of our summer riding school. For only $350, our tiny tot riders will enjoy horse time from 9 until noon for a three day session where they’ll enjoy riding as well as learning to care for their horses. They’ll learn all about horses with games and hands on activities, have a horsey craft session. snack time daily, and even put on a demonstration the last day to show their parents how much they’ve learned!
These session are limited to 7 riders each, and campers will have their own advanced rider acting as their ‘personal assistant’ for all three days. We require that all Tiny Tot campers are potty trained and out of diapers. Our tiny tot sessions fill in fast, so please call for availability.
2021 Summer Riding School Dates
|1-week Session Dates|
|Session 1 June 21-25 SOLD OUT|
|Session 2 June 28 - July 2|
|Session 3 July 19-23|
Session 4 July 26-30
|Tiny Tot Camps|
|Session 1 June 14 - 16 SOLD OUT|
|Session 2 July 5 - 7|
|Session 3 July 12 - 14|
|Session 4 August 2-4|